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Persuasive Writing

A new strategy that the school has been using since we met for a crisis intervention plan, has been to allow The Boy to send me an email when he is overwhelmed. 547 more words

Special Needs Parenting

The Clothesline Project makes annual return

MASON CITY, Iowa – Music Man Square was filled with more than music on Wednesday — it was also filled with many colorful shirts.

The Clothesline Project is hosted by Crisis Intervention. 164 more words

Iowa

"Suicide Is Not A Choice" #AAS16 Talk By David Covington

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of co-hosting a twitter chat about Suicide Prevention being a social justice issue. This took a “10,000 foot overview” of the the larger systems that can contribute to suicide. 367 more words

Social Work

Tools for Practice Tuesday: What Clinicians Can Learn From Attempt Survivors

For this week’s tool for practice I am going to change definition of the term “tool” to include people. People with a very important perspective in mental health, Individuals who have survived a suicide attempt. 461 more words

Social Work

Tool for Practice Tuesday-- #CrisisNow: Transforming Services Is Within Our Reach

Last week I shared my thoughts on why I #SupportZero. This was to celebrate the final draft of “Zero Suicide: An International Declaration for Better Healthcare”.   113 more words

Mental Health

Strong Women - Deborah Thackrah is serving up a soup kitchen for the soul

Since she was a little girl, Deb Thackrah knew she wanted to help people in need. Five years ago while running on a trail in Greensburg, PA, she found an unexpected pathway to do it. 1,224 more words

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